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Sometimes advice sticks with you

About 15 years ago, I attended a writers workshop where there were two pieces of advice that were repeated frequently, and which, to this day irritate and delight me. Those two sage learnings were: Write what you know; and Throw (metaphorical) rocks at your story's hero, repeatedly, and don't let up until your story is …

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“Hello, My Name is: Bob”

I wrote this flash fiction which was originally published on Narrative.org (now defunct) inspired by a Facebook meme of Disney's animated flick - 'Hercules' . Technically it is fantasy or weird fiction, and is just a little over a thousand words. Enjoy. ~ Natalia Corres There was a crowd of twenty-something professionals mingling at the …

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